The Middle East

The Middle East: In-Depth Reports

On December 11, 1917, 99 Years Ago, the British Liberated Jerusalem

400 years of Ottoman rule ended in Jerusalem 99 years ago Read More »

End of the Sarkozy Era and François Fillon’s Return to Gaullist Values

Do primaries reflect a French turn to the Right? Read More »

Abbas in a Race against Time to Choose Successor

According to Fatah sources, Abbas intends to retire and move to Qatar. Read More »

Stop the Palestinian Authority’s Funding of Terrorism

The Palestinian Authority’s annual budget lists hundreds of millions of dollars to fund terrorists in prison, so-called martyrs’ families. The Jerusalem Center’s Yossi Kuperwasser challenges the international donors to end this illegal and immoral practice. Read More »

Can Turkey and Israel Reconcile?

Turkey’s activities in Gaza, the West Bank and Jerusalem Read More »

Saudi Arabia and the Palestinian Authority – Ties Are Fraying

Why did the Saudis suspend aid to the Palestinian Authority? Read More »

Trump’s Election Upsets the Palestinian Authority’s Diplomatic Campaign Against Israel

Plan to expel Israel from the UN thwarted? Read More »

Middle East Looks to America for Leadership

The countries of the Middle East are looking for America to be an ally. Read More »

Who is Michel Aoun, Lebanon’s New President?

Who is the new president of Lebanon, Michel Aoun? What challenges will he face? Does Aoun see Israel as Lebanon’s enemy? Read More »

Lebanon under General Michel Aoun – A Profile and a Preliminary Assessment

President must walk a tightrope at age 81 Read More »

Have Some of the Palestinian Security Forces Gone Rogue?

Another attack on Israelis by a Palestinian officer. Read More »

The Battle for Mosul and Its Aftermath

Who are the actors and why Turkey may not follow the script Read More »

Iranian Missiles in Houthi Hands Threaten Freedom of Navigation in Red Sea

Iran and proxies could throttle regional choke points Read More »

American BDS Organization Takes Its Case to Capitol Hill

Organizers mask their anti-Semitism and goal of Israel’s demise Read More »

Why Russia and Iran Are Abetting the Syrian Government

The three countries seek a Sunni-free region Read More »